Clarkesville in Habersham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Judge Bleckley was Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia 1875 -1880, and was Chief Justice 1887-1894. Occasionally the other members of the Court met with Judge Bleckley at this place for conferences on its work. Judge Bleckley was a unique figure in Georgia’s judicial history and was one of the most outstanding Chief Justices of the Supreme Court. He died at his residence here on March 7, 1907.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 068-9.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1964.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 172 Jefferson Street, Clarkesville GA 30523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grace Protestant Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Habersham County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clarkesville War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); De Soto (approx. 0.4 miles away); Living & Learning In The Mountains (approx. 1.9 miles away); Summer Home of Joseph Habersham (approx. 2 miles away); Habersham Iron Works & Mfg. Co. (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Unicoi Turnpike (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarkesville.
Also see . . .
1. Robert Tooms. The New Georgia Encyclopedia's biography. (Submitted on February 26, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. Judge Bleckley. New Georgia Encyclopedia biography. (Submitted on February 26, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Additional keywords. Law
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